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Mystery manga containing supernatural beings

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byPhanuel
Apr 16 2022, 10:07 PM | Updated Apr 6, 3:18 AM
Mystery manga that contain supernatural/mythological/folklore beings. May only make mention of these things or may actually be set in a world where they're real. "Beings" includes creatures, spirits, youkai, gods e.t.c. People with supernatural powers are not included.

Only series focusing on or centred around said beings have been added. Only the first entry has been added if it's part of a series.
Mystery Minzoku Gakusha Yakumo Itsuki
Manga, 9 vol, 2002 Me:- Author:4
Contains youkai.
Jigoku Kurayami Hana mo Naki
Manga, 10 vol, 2020 Me:- Author:7
Contains youkai. Adapted from a novel.

Kurosagi Shitai Takuhaibin

The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service

Kurosagi Shitai Takuhaibin
Manga, ? vol, 2000 Me:- Author:7
Contains ghosts/spirits.

Mayonaka no Occult Koumuin

Midnight occult civil servants

Mayonaka no Occult Koumuin
Manga, 17 vol, 2015 Me:- Author:7
Has a bit of everything (e.g. angels and tengu).
Ubume no Natsu
Manga, 4 vol, 2013 Me:- Author:8
Contains mouryou. Part of a series, each adapted from novels.
Undead Girl Murder Farce
Manga, ? vol, 2016 Me:- Author:4
Contains supernatural beings such as vampires and demons. Adapted from a novel.
Ghost Hunt
Manga, 12 vol, 1997 Me:- Author:8
As the name suggests, contains ghosts. Has a sequel. Adapted from light novels.

Hanako to Guuwa no Teller

Hanako and the Terror of Allegory

Hanako to Guuwa no Teller
Manga, 4 vol, 2003 Me:- Author:6
Contains folklore beings/urban legends.
Matantei Loki
Manga, 7 vol, 1999 Me:- Author:4
Contains many Norse Gods/Goddesses in human form. Part of a series.
Majin Tantei Nougami Neuro
Manga, 23 vol, 2005 Me:- Author:-
Contains demons.
Mononoke
Manga, 2 vol, 2007 Me:- Author:6
As the name suggests, contains mononoke. Part of a series, each one direct adaptations of every arc in the anime.

Umineko no Naku Koro ni - Episode 1: Legend of the Golden Witch

Umineko When They Cry Episode 1: Legend of the Golden Witch

Umineko no Naku Koro ni - Episode 1: Legend of the Golden Witch
Manga, 4 vol, 2007 Me:- Author:6
Contains witches and other supernatural beings. Part of a series.
Mushishi
Manga, 10 vol, 1999 Me:- Author:7
Contains things called mushi; it kind of fits the bill of supernatural creatures so I've included it. Has a sequel.
Defense Devil
Manga, 10 vol, 2009 Me:- Author:5
As the name suggests, contains demons. Loses some of the "mystery" aspect of it as the manga progresses though.
Shinrei Tantei Yakumo
Manga, 14 vol, 2009 Me:- Author:8
Contains ghosts and spirits. Adapted from a novel.

Yumekui Kenbun

Nightmare Inspector: Yumekui Kenbun

Yumekui Kenbun
Manga, 9 vol, 2001 Me:- Author:8
Contains a baku (supernatural being).
xxxHOLiC
Manga, 19 vol, 2003 Me:- Author:10
Contains spirits/youkai/supernatural beings. Has a sequel. You'll want to read Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle at the same time to make sense of the plot.
Petshop of Horrors
Manga, 10 vol, 1995 Me:- Author:6
Contains many "exotic" creatures. Has a sequel.
Monogatari Series: First Season
Light Novel, 6 vol, 2006 Me:- Author:-
Contains supernatural beings such as vampires. Part of a series. Light novels, also available in manga form.

Bakemono Yawazukushi

Phantom Tales of the Night

Bakemono Yawazukushi
Manga, 12 vol, 2016 Me:- Author:-
Contains ghosts/spirits.
Discommunication: Seirei-hen
Manga, 3 vol, 1999 Me:- Author:9
Contains supernatural beings, gods and seirei. Spin-off of Discommunication but you can read this without having read it (though it does provide some context).
Kyokou Suiri
Manga, ? vol, 2015 Me:- Author:-
Contains spirits and supernatural beings/urban legends. Adapted from a novel.
Mail
Manga, 3 vol, 1999 Me:- Author:7
Contains spirits/ghosts.
Tousei Gensou Hakubutsushi
Manga, 3 vol, 2009 Me:- Author:7
Contains spirits.
Dantalian no Shoka
Manga, 5 vol, 2010 Me:- Author:5
Contains supernatural and demonic creatures. Adapted from light novels.
Kamakura Monogatari
Manga, ? vol, 1984 Me:- Author:-
Contains youkai.
Decoration Disorder Disconnection
Light Novel, ? vol, 2007 Me:- Author:-
Contains "demons". Part of the Type-Moon universe (though you can read it without prior Nasuverse/Type-Moon knowledge).
Mononobe Koshoten Kaikitan
Manga, ? vol, 2015 Me:- Author:7
Contains demons.

Halloween Tantei Oz Williams

Halloween Detective Oz Williams

Halloween Tantei Oz Williams
Manga, 3 vol, 2012 Me:- Author:6
Contains spirits/supernatural beings and death gods.
Mononoke Mystery
Manga, ? vol, 2014 Me:- Author:-
Contains youkai.
Touhou Suzunaan: Forbidden Scrollery.
Manga, 7 vol, 2012 Me:- Author:-
Contains youkai. Part of the Touhou universe (though you can read it without prior knowledge).
Hakoniwa no Fräulein
Manga, 3 vol, 2013 Me:- Author:4
Contains spirits.

Karasuma Kyouko no Jikenbo

Kyoko Karasuma the detective of Asakusa police department.

Karasuma Kyouko no Jikenbo
Manga, 10 vol, 2002 Me:- Author:5
Contains youkai.
Mouryou Shoujo
Manga, 7 vol, 2018 Me:- Author:7
As the name suggests, contains mouryou.
Kuroshitsuji
Manga, ? vol, 2006 Me:- Author:7
Contains demons and death gods.

Muhyo to Rouji no Mahouritsu Soudan Jimusho

Muhyo & Roji's Bureau of Supernatural Investigation

Muhyo to Rouji no Mahouritsu Soudan Jimusho
Manga, 18 vol, 2004 Me:- Author:7
Contains ghosts. Loses the "mystery" aspect quite quickly though.

Kaii to Otome to Kamikakushi

Mysterious Disappearances

Kaii to Otome to Kamikakushi
Manga, ? vol, 2019 Me:- Author:8
Contains folklore beings/urban legends.

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